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AGENDA (Draft)

Location: Hyatt Regency – Crystal City,  Arlington, VA
Date: Thursday, 7th December 2023
Time: 0800 -1600

0700 Registration/Check-In
0800 Welcome – CAPT Tim Oliver, USN (Ret), Naval Submarine League
0815 Opening Remarks – RDML Jon Rucker, PEO SSN; RDML Matt Ott, NAVSUP WSS MECH; Karen Davis, NAVSEA 04
0845 Submarine Industrial Base – Mike Zummo, SIB Deputy Director of Supply Chain
Summary: Provide a description of the challenges facing the Submarine Industrial Base and how the team is working together to meet 1+2 CLB plus sustainment. Discuss Supplier Development Funding efforts for Newcon and Sustainment and provide update on SIB Technology and Workforce efforts.
0930 Break
1000 PEO SSN and NAVSEA 04 Outsourcing Plan Brief – CAPT Burkholder, PMS 392 Program Manager, and NAVSEA 04
Summary: Provide an overview of possible Naval Shipyard product line workload streams considered for outsourcing to private industry. This presentation provides information on future growth opportunities.
1100 NAVSUP Weapon Systems Support (WSS) Command Overview – RDML Ott, Commander, NAVSUP WSS
Summary: Overview of NAVSUP’s role in sustainment, strategy, and focus.
1130 Lunch
1245 Sustainment Overview and Challenges – Karen Fenstermacher, NAVSUP Executive for Strategic Initiatives
Summary: Supplier management framework, common sustainment challenges, and how industry and the Navy can collaborate to reduce these challenges by closing existing gaps and seams to increase the end to end velocity of the supply chain.
1315 NAVSUP WSS Office of Small Business Overview – Noreen McDonough, NAVSUP WSS Small Business Professional
Summary: This session will be geared towards small businesses who are interested in doing business with NAVSUP WSS. Topics and areas of discussion will include: who we are and what we do to support small businesses, small business goals and achievement, registering in the System for Award Management (SAM) database, small business resources (APEX Accelerators, Dynamic Small Business Search, etc.), and the NAVSUP interested vendor database.
1400 Break
1430 Navy Vendor Qualification/Source Approval Request (SAR) Process – Dan Lenza, Deputy Director of Engineering & Product Support NAVSUP WSS, and Joe Lorenzo, Small Business Technical Advisor NAVSUP WSS
Summary: An overview of the source approval process for NAVSUP WSS hosted by the Source Development Team. This briefing will provide specific details covering the vendor qualification process with discussions on how to submit a source approval request (SAR), certifications and qualifications required, and tools/resources available to industry for guidance. This presentation will cover qualification for both spare & repair associated to Naval Maritime and Aviation components.
1515 Closing Remarks – CAPT Burkholder
1530-1600 Open Session

Registration Information

Space is limited. Registration will be closed at 10pm EST on Monday 12/4/23.
There will be no refunds. 

registration is closed.

All day ticket price (includes lunch): $188
Morning-only ticket price (does not include lunch): $88

Attendee Information

HOTEL ROOMS: Reduced rate available at a discounted rate through 22 November 2023. Click this link to make reservations at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City at the discounted NSL group rate, or copy and paste in your browser:

DRESS CODE: Business casual or uniform of the day.

Parking at the Hyatt Regency Crystal City, 2799 Richmond Hwy, Arlington, VA, is by valet only at a fee of $45 per day.
Public parking is available in surface and underground lots adjacent to the hotel on South Clark Street (one-way going south) and on Crystal Drive.